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KCLS explores the artificial intelligence frontier

KCLS explores the artificial intelligence frontier

The library system will look at the feasibility of an AI application for library users.

KCLS explores the artificial intelligence frontier
Encouraging innovation | Letter

Encouraging innovation | Letter

Earlier this year, I had a kidney transplant and it changed my life. I was diagnosed with lupus at 19 and for years, I battled… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019
Encouraging innovation | Letter
After a senator’s claim is debunked, a call for an apology

After a senator’s claim is debunked, a call for an apology

The GOP wants a Democratic senator held to account for accusations which an investigation found to be false.

After a senator’s claim is debunked, a call for an apology
Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors

Eastside for All has launched to focus on race and social justice advocacy.

Working toward a more welcoming Eastside | Windows and Mirrors
Alzheimer’s is a public health crisis | Letter

Alzheimer’s is a public health crisis | Letter

There are more than 110,000 residents of our state living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 348,000 family members and friends are acting as unpaid… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019
Alzheimer’s is a public health crisis | Letter
The damage of fracking | Letter

The damage of fracking | Letter

The final environmental impact statement for the world’s largest fracked gas and methanol refinery proposed to be built in Kalama, is inaccurate and misleading. It… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019
The damage of fracking | Letter
Massive change needed now | Letter

Massive change needed now | Letter

Regarding “LNG project must stop” (Reporter, Aug. 30): I certainly agree, but I would like to point out the statement, “it will damage our environment… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019
Massive change needed now | Letter
History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors

What do we not know about the history of the human race?

History: The untold stories | Windows and Mirrors
Zucchini anyone? | Guest editorial

Zucchini anyone? | Guest editorial

Plan now to turn garden overflow into healthy, economical meals – and reduce waste.

  • Sep 4, 2019
Zucchini anyone? | Guest editorial
LNG project must stop | Letter

LNG project must stop | Letter

I attended the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) hearing regarding Puget Sound Energy’s proposed gas liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Tacoma. The main… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2019
LNG project must stop | Letter

Ready or not, college is arriving

How parents can help their students embark on a college career.

  • Aug 30, 2019
More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors

What does it mean to become a U.S. citizen?

More than the right to vote | Windows and Mirrors
Eliminating the possibility | Letter

Eliminating the possibility | Letter

If the perpetrators did not have guns with the capability of mass destruction, mass destruction would not occur. It’s not about background or mental health… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019
Eliminating the possibility | Letter
Got your grill on?

Got your grill on?

Hot coals – great for burgers, bad for garbage.

  • Aug 19, 2019
Got your grill on?
State’s new voting system passes key test

State’s new voting system passes key test

Whew. Tuesday’s primary marked the electoral debut of VoteWa, and the sparkling new statewide election management system didn’t crash or suffer a full-on high-tech belly… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2019
State’s new voting system passes key test
Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors

Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors

“The Art of Alzheimer’s” features work by artists who have Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia.

Remembering to be proud | Windows and Mirrors
Simply outrageous | Letter

Simply outrageous | Letter

The Reporter’s article, “Lights for Liberty Vigil protests the inhumane conditions faced by migrants” on the front page of the July 19 issue was written… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019
Simply outrageous | Letter
Irony behind administration’s immigration policies | Letter

Irony behind administration’s immigration policies | Letter

Thousands of asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras — some of the most dangerous places on Earth (especially for women and children) —… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019
Irony behind administration’s immigration policies | Letter
A moon landing, an American dream | Letter

A moon landing, an American dream | Letter

We recently celebrated the anniversary of one of the biggest engineering feats in American history. Fifty years ago, the United States took on the successful… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019
A moon landing, an American dream | Letter
Publisher’s decision to limit eBook access is bad news for library patrons

Publisher’s decision to limit eBook access is bad news for library patrons

What’s at stake is the issue of digital equity and access.

Publisher’s decision to limit eBook access is bad news for library patrons